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Germany : DASSAULT AVIATION unveils its New Business Jets Falcon 8X

May 20, 2014

Dassault Aviation announced the launching of Falcon 8X, the latest aircraft from its Falcon business jet family, at the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland.

According to the company, the 8X is an updated version of the Falcon 7X with enhanced avionics, engines, wings and the longest cabin of any of Dassault's business jets.

The 8X will be the company's "new flagship" and will feature "the most capability of any Falcon ever, said Eric Trappier, chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation.

The Falcon 8X will be powered by enhanced versions of the Pratt and Whitney Canada P2307 engine and includes the redesigned wings.

The Falcon 8X will be 35 percent "more fuel efficient than any other aircraft in the ultra-long range segment, said Dassault, Other improvements will be implemented into the cockpit avionics of the 8X, which will feature a totally redesigned cockpit modeled after the Falcon 5X. A new generation of the Dassault Easy integrated flight deck will be included on the 8X.

Trappier said, With two new aircraft in development, the 5X and 8X, Dassault will now be able to offer a family of six jets designed to meet the widest possible range of operator needs at the upper end of the business jet spectrum.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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